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Inscribed stele fragment

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Fragment of red granite slab (stele) with brief excerpt of inscribed hieroglyphic text.


From Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Length x width x depth: 11.5 x 7 x 6 cm (4 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Red granite


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Stele